HOW TO READ CASTLES

HISLOP (M.)

L028

£10.99

256pp., 400 illus., P.B. 2018. A travel-sized primer that takes a strictly visual approach to castle architecture, of castle types, styles, and materials, and showing how these aspects can be recognized across architectural features from the floor-plan and moat, to the towers and crenulations. Focusing on the period from the 10th to the 16th century, and crusading across the globe from a Welsh motte-and-bailey to a Japanese hirajiro.